Security Engineering (Problem Session)

Instructor: Nathalie Dittrich

Class Meeting: Fridays 01:30 PM, biweekly, Seminar room 001, Haußknechtstr. 7

Start: October 12th 2018

Target audience:

  • Computer Science and Media, M.Sc.
  • Computer Science for Digital Media, M.Sc.

Problem Sets:
The problem sets usually have to be submitted before the problem session via e-mail to nathalie.jolanthe.dittrich(at)

  • Problem Set 1 (due to 26 Oct 2018, 1:30 PM before the problem session)



    • You can work in groups of at most three students. Only one write-up per group is required.
    • We highly recommend to compose your solutions in LaTeX
    • A LaTeX template can be found here. It can be simply build by using pdflatex.
    • The testgen source can be found here.


    The majority of the problem sets include so called mini-projects. Admission to oral examination  is the successful completion of at least two such mini-projects, and presenting one mini-project. The presentation is about 15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion.

    • Deadline: TBA
    • Policy: First come, first serve.
    • Notification: TBA

    Final Grade-Bonus:

    • You get points for solving problems and mini-projects. Achieve at least 25% of the points per problem set to get a 1/3 bonus to your grade.
    • After the end of lectures, bonus projects will be available. Solve them to at least 50% to get an additional 1/3 bonus to your grade.